Farm Stays near Sydney! Regional NSW Holiday Inspiration

Morvern Valley Farm Stay in the Southern Highlands
Morvern Valley Farm Stay in the Southern Highlands

Looking for an amazing farm stay near Sydney? Good news! Regional travel is allowed in NSW once we hit 80% vaccinations (predicted to be end of October), which means it’s time to planning your next family trip! Farm stays are the perfect family getaway, offering a completely new experience for kids with plenty of hands-on fun for all. Here’s your guide to all the farm stays near Sydney (within a 3 hour drive). There’s 48 to choose from!

We all know that getting away with kids can often be more trouble than it’s worth. Trying to keep them entertained in a whole new space without their creature comforts around them… no thanks. Which is why a farm stay is such a great option! There’s plenty of hands-on experience to keep the kids occupied, and plenty of downtime for the parents to enjoy. If you’re looking for a fabulous farm stay experience to make a road trip of it, we have you sorted.

We’ve compiled a huge list of 48 highly rated farm stays near Sydney. We’ve grouped them by region, to make it even easier for you to plan your next mini break!

Blue Mountains Farm Stays

The Blue Mountains are just a 90 minute drive from the North Shore, making it the perfect destination for a farm stay near Sydney if you don’t want to spend too much time in the car! Here are some of the most recommended farm stays in the Blue Mountains from local mums.

Greendale Farm Stay

Bilpin Country Lodge

Eden Equine

Greendale Farm Stay

Little Willow Farm Stay

Madison’s Mountain Retreat

Secret Valley Escape

Duckmaloi Farm

High Country Trail Rides and Farm Stay

Central Coast Farm Stays

The Central Coast is also super close to the North Shore – for some people living on upper North Shore, you can get there in under an hour! Here are some of the most recommended farm stays around the Central Coast, just north of Sydney.

Amazement Farm

Mollies Farm

Kulnura Cottages Farm Stay

Amazement Farm

Yarramalong Valley Farm Stay

    Hunter Valley Farm Stays

    If you want to enjoy the country whilst also popping into a few vineyards, a farm stay in the Hunter Valley will appeal to the whole family! The drive should take you under two hours (depending on where you live on the North Shore), making a farm stay in the Hunter Valley a great option.

    Starline Alpacas

    Barrington Riverside Cottages

    Belford Block Eight

    Starline Alpacas

    Dusodie Holiday Farm

    Ashmar Farmstay

    Little Valley Farm

    Riverflats Estate

    Riverwood Downs

    Wollombi Brook

    Macarthur Region Farm Stays

    There are a couple of farm stays in Picton, which is just on the edge of Sydney. These are a short drive from the North Shore! Picton is a small town in the Macarthur Region of NSW in south-western Sydney. The town is located 80 kilometres south-west of Sydney, close to Camden and Campbelltown.

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    Mowbray Park Farmstay

    Mowbray Park Farmstay

    The Cottage Picton

    North Coast Farm Stays

    Port Stephens farm stay near Sydney

    Kookaburra Cottage Farmstay, Port Stephens

    Kookaburra Cottage Farmstay

    Ocean & Earth Farmstay

    South Coast Farm Stays

    Head to the South Coast of NSW to visit one of these beautiful farm stays near Sydney, and enjoy the country life with a sea breeze!

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    Jamberoo Valley Farm Stay

    Lyrebird Kangaroo Valley

    Towrang Farmstay

    Jamberoo Valley Farm Stay

    The Woods Farm

    Banksia Park Cottages

    Minimbah Farm Cottages

    Jervis Bay Farm Stay

    Southern Highlands Farm Stays

    Choose a Farm Stay in the Southern Highlands if you want to enjoy picture perfect villages set amongst green rolling hills and forest reserves. The Southern Highlands is around 90 minutes drive from Sydney.

    Morvern Valley Farm Cottages

    North Shore Mums Offer: A generous free breakfast basket for your first morning at Morvern! Can include a loaf of quality bread, bacon, vine-ripened tomatoes, 2 litres of milk, cookies, cereal, pancake mix, and all the eggs you collect.

    Morvern Valley Farm Stay offers Self Contained Accommodation with Farm Animal Experiences just 90 minutes from Sydney in the Southern Highlands of NSW. The widest range of Farm animals of any Farm Stay in NSW, you will find horses, alpacas, sheep, chickens, cows, donkeys, rabbits, miniature horses, ponies, geese, ducks, goats and more.

    Each cottage has its own private chicken pen to collect eggs every morning, parking area, BBQ and house yard. ‘Step into a different lifestyle’ – it’s just like a return to Grandma’s Farm. The cottages are boutique styled with doilies, muslin nets and antiques. Each cottage is completely private to your family – 3 bedrooms for up to 8 people. Large groups can have up to 24 stay! Toast marshmallows by the fireplace while planning tomorrow’s adventures!

    You can enjoy tractor rides, and up-close & personal experiences with Fudge the mini horse! Perfect for making family memories. Bundanoon has plenty of Restaurants and Cafes in walking distance.

    The Heavens Mountain Escape

    Back 2 Earth Farmstay

    Drawing Rooms

    Willow Farm

      The Lodge Farmstay

      Shed 85

      Foxton Park Farmstay

      Fairway Farm 

      Central Tablelands Farm Stays

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      Turon Gates

      Turon Gates

      Amaroo Cottage Farm Stay

      Central West Farm Stays

      farm stay near Sydney

      Ryder Homestead

      Barcoos Farmstays

      Mudgee Getaway Escapes

      Wadella Farmhouse

      Chesleigh Homestead at Sofala

      Ryder Homestead

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